Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

protease medication

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: The HIV mutates frequently, and when a mutation produces resistance to protease inhibitors this will allow that form of the virus to multiply over oth ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Why?: If you have HIV disease this class of compounds is one of the mainstays of therapy, and the side-effects are overwhelming outweighed by the benefits.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Javier Chinen
30 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Usually airborne: Proteases are a subgroup of proteins, which are most common cause of allergies. For example, mold allergies are caused by contact with proteases found ... Read More
4
4 thanks
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Inhibitors.: This is a great wikipedia question. If you are not satisfied then lets do 2nd opinion. I have MS in biochemistry and can help.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Trypsin: Protease is a general term of any enzyme that breaks down proteins and includes, trypsin, and chymotrypsin.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Enzyme inhibitor: Protease is an enzyme used by the virus in its multiplication sequences of events. Inhibition of this protease makes it more difficult for the virus ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: Please consult this site for information on this topic. http://www.webmd.com/hiv-aids/protease-inhibitors-pis-for-hiv
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Sure: It is a waste of your money. Go eat a nice steak, broiled fish, baked chicken, yummy tofu, or something else that you actually enjoy. Good luck with y ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lauren Stegman
27 years experience Radiation Oncology
Probably not: There is no good scientific rationale nor any reliable evidence that taking pancreatic enzymes helps to fight cancer. The exception is patients with ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Digest then absorb: Proteins are made up of long chains of dozens or hundreds of amino acids. HCL and pepsin in the stomach & protease breaks the proteins down into i ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month